Date: June 17, 2013
Author: AGCSA

Four Aussies spend week on US Open course crew

Four Australian course superintendents were been part of the course staff at the U.S Open on the famed East Course at Merion Golf Club in Pennsylvania. Australian Golf Course Superintendents Association members Brett Hawkey (Sanctuary Lakes G&CC, VIC), Andy Hugill (Mona Vale GC, NSW) and Dean Lenertz (NSW GC) and Chris Allen (Keysborough GC, VIC) were all part of tournament crew for the USGA championship. The photo above, showing Hawkey (left) and Hugill (right) with one of the USGA tournament agronomists, was uploaded onto PennStateTurf&aposs Instagram page yesterday. For more photos from the ground staff&aposs view of the championship visit: PennState Turf Instagram Feed